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  1. Guess who's posting in ChineseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, May 4: Prime Minister Narendra Modi isn't waiting for China's official media to dissect his upcoming visit to the country. Instead, he logged on to China's most popular micro-blogging site, Sina Weibo, this morning.

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  2. Chinese forces shot civilians, claim villagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | South China Morning Post

    Workers build a house in the town of Elishku, Xinjiang. The township was the scene of a bloody clash in July 2014.

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  3. Chinese forces shot unarmed protesters last July, Xinjiang locals...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Japan Times

    Uighur men pray at a mosque in Hotan, in China's Xinjiang region, on April 16. Chinese authorities have restricted expressions of religion in Xinjiang in recent years such as wearing veils, fasting during Ramadan and young men growing beards, sparking widespread resentment. Something hideously violent happened in Elishku.

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  4. China leads in many high-speed rail aspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | China Daily

    A CRH train that runs on Lanzhou-Urumqi High-Speed Railway stops at Urumqi South Railway Station in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Dec 26, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua] Media reports suggest Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will try to promote Shinkansen bullet train technology during his visit to the United States to cash in on the US' plans to prop up its economy with high-speed railway.

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  5. Ilham Tohti: Present-Day Ethnic Problems in XinjiangRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | China Digital Times

    In 2013, Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti penned the draft of a 24,000 word essay examining various social and economic issues facing Uyghurs, but he was unable to complete the final version after his detention in January 2014. Daxiong Gonghui website published the essay in its draft form, but it has since been censored.

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  6. Uyghur-Canadians say Chinese officials detained, blackmailed themRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Globe and Mail

    Members of China's persecuted Muslim minority, the Uyghur's, pose in Montreal, March 11, 2015. Members of China's persecuted Muslim minority, the Uyghur's, pose in Montreal, March 11, 2015.

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  7. Pakistan as Hong Kong West: China's New Silk Road & US FailureRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Juan Cole

    Chinese President Xi Jinping made a state visit, full of pomp and circumstance, to Pakistan on Monday, but its centerpiece was a $46 billion investment in the country, dwarfing the US Congress's $7.5 bn. program initiated in 2008.

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  8. On the trail of a trace gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Science, Industry and Business

    In order to make statements about current and future air pollution, scientists use models which simulate the Earth's atmosphere. A lot of information such as meteorological data about temperature, humidity or air flow is included in these models.

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  9. Ellen DeGeneres joins Chinese social network WeiboRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Her selfie at the Oscars broke Twitter, but it seems Ellen DeGeneres has a new social network in her sights: Weibo. The talk show host has joined the Chinese social network, which has been described as a hybrid of Twitter and Facebook, announcing the news to her Twitter followers on Monday.

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  10. Working to keep Uygur folk tradition aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | China Daily

    Forever Meshrep, choreographed by Dilnar Abdulla, is a showcase of Xinjiang's traditional music and dance.[Photo provided to China Daily ] The veteran meshrep dancer-choreographer made her name with dance pieces themed on the region, including Girl of Dabancheng Town and Picking Grape. Two years ago, she directed a new show, titled Forever Meshrep, by working with the Singing and Dancing Troupe of Opera House of Xinjiang Theater.

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  11. Association of apolipoprotein E ( ApoE ) polymorphisms with risk of...Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Lipids in Health and Disease

    The Key Laboratory of Metabolic Diseases, Department of Education, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, The First Affiliated Hospital, Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi 830011, Xinjiang, China Background Apolipoprotein E participates in lipoprotein metabolism and immune regulation. This study assessed association between ApoE polymorphisms with hyperuricemia and uric acid metabolism in Uygur men, Xinjiang, China.

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  12. Dialogue needed on Tibet issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Japan Times

    The 14th Dalai Lama, who wrapped up his 21st trip to Japan last week, attracted large audiences in many parts of the country as he discussed how to live and how to become happy with his humor and broad-mindedness. In an interview with Kyodo News, he touched on political issues and called for a high degree of autonomy for areas inhabited by Tibetans, expressing hopes for dialogue with Chinese authorities to solve the Tibet issue.

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  13. Mysterious "Gateway to Hell" Sinkhole Opens in China, Baffles Local ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | TechEBlog

    A mysterious sinkhole spewing 1457F fire and incredible heat has appeared in a desolate mountain area on the outskirts of Urumqi, in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in north-western China, attracting large crowds since it appeared a few weeks ago. The heat is so intense that scientists have not been able to get close enough to figure out what exactly happened.

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  14. 'Gateway to Hell' fiery pit found in ChinaRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Unexplained Mysteries

    The peculiar spectacle was first discovered around a week ago by builders and local villagers near Urumqi, the capital of China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The intense heat and bright orange glow of the hole led to it being nicknamed the "Gateway to Hell", a similar moniker to the "Door to Hell" natural gas fire in Turkmenistan which has been burning continuously for over 40 years.

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  15. 'Gateway to Hell' sinkhole opens up on Chinese mountainside spewing fumes at 792CRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Mirror.co.uk

    Locals fear the glowing pit is a portal to the Devil himself as geologists flock to study the unique sink hole on the outskirts of Urumqi A giant fiery chasm that opened up on a mountainside in China has been branded the 'Gateway to Hell' by superstitious locals. Fumes spewing from the glowing pit are so hot that tree branches burst into flames when they are held over it.

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  16. Ring of fire: Mysterious blazing sinkhole shocks Chinese villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Russia Taday

    A blazing sinkhole in northwest China terrified locals, attracting tourists as well as researchers and prompting questions about its origin. The temperature on top of the burning crater was estimated to be 792 degrees Celsius .

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  17. Village fears 'gateway to hell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | NEWS.com.au

    A DEEP SEA treasure hunter who was paid millions to recover a shipwreck full of gold has finally been found and charged after living for years on the run. IT'S one of the most famous architectural feats in the region, an ancient city that defies belief.

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  18. Village fears mystery 'gateway to hell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | NEWS.com.au

    A DEEP SEA treasure hunter who was paid millions to recover a shipwreck full of gold has finally been found and charged after living for years on the run. IT starts like any other traffic stop.

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  19. Interview: West not to compete with Chinese companies in Iran: officialRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | People's Daily Online

    The West would not be a rival to the Chinese investors after a potential removal of sanctions against Iran, the chairman of Iran-China Chamber of Commerce said. "There will be no problem for the Chinese businessmen.

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  20. PCEC to boost growth, alleviate poverty in Pakistan, says ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Underlining advantages of Pakistan-China Economic Corridor Minister for Climate Change Mushahid Ullah Khan said PCEC was a revolutionary initiative, which was holding unprecedented significance in view of socio-economic development in Pakistan and China and the region as well. There is serious need for bringing this project to timely completion, so the people of both countries will benefit from the project.

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